Magnolia Study Day at Moore Farms Botanical Garden on June 14, 2013

17 May 2013 4:21 PM | Anonymous

Moore Farms Botanical Garden

Friday, June 14, 2013

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Registration: $10.00 per person

3.75 ISA credits will be allotted

Join us for a study day at Moore Farms Botanical Garden that will emphasize cultural needs, hybridization efforts, and favorite Magnolia for this region. The presenters will also provide an overview of Magnolia and highlight recent breeding breakthroughs. Presentations will be given by a trio of the country’s foremost Magnolia experts, Kevin Parris, Greg Paige, and Richard Figlar.

Here at the garden, we are in the process of creating a large collection of Magnolia grandiflora. Our goal is to have one of every known cultivar, to preserve and display the wonderful diversity found within this species.

Join us on Friday, June 14th from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM for this enjoyable and educational study day. This event is for professionals only. We encourage other interested parties to visit our website for other class opportunities. Registration is $10.00 and limited to the first 40 participants. All material for the workshop will be supplied as well as lunch and a tour of our beautiful garden. Please notify us of any special dietary restrictions or special needs.

To find out more information and register, please contact Rebecca Turk, look forward to seeing you here!


Kevin Parris, Horticulture Instructor and the Arboretum Director at Spartanburg Community College and board member of the Magnolia Society International

Greg Paige, Bartlett Arboretum and Research Laboratories Curator

Richard Figlar, Magnolian Grove Arboretum 

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